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Holguín Municipality Hosts 27th Edition of Festival del Son

Adalberto_Alvarez15.jpgThe 27th Meeting of Son Music Groups will be held in Mayarí, from November 8 to 12, in order to show the Son as symbolic manifestation of Cuban identity and enhance the local culture of this Holguin territory.

Dedicated to the trova santiaguera, this year´s edition proposes several events such as conferences, meetings of artists with the people, an interactive Forum on the Internet and exchange of experiences, including one for children, in order to raise their culture on the Son music tradition.

According to Jorge Tito Cabreja, president of the Organizing Committee, popular Cuban music bands Paulo FG and the project Sonando en Cuba, Pupy y los que Son Son, Clímax, Los Guayaberos, the Orquesta Hermanos Avilés, Septeto Santiaguero and Los Tanameños, among others, will be attending the event.

The Meeting of Son Music Groups was developed for the first time in 1989 as a space for the exchange among professionals of the genre throughout the country and has its permanent headquarters in Mayarí, one of the main stages for the development of the genre in Cuba.

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